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A facelift or rhytidectomy is a cosmetic surgical procedure that addresses problems areas of the lower part of the face, around the nose, the chin and the neck. It is designed to reverse the effects of aging on facial skin as it tightens loose skin and underlying tissues and removes excess fat.
People having deep and superficial facial wrinkles around eyes, temples, mouth, cheeks, jaw line and neck, droopy cheeks and jaw line, jowls, loose hanging skin and neck wrinkles or bands are best suited for this procedure.
Week 1 – swelling, bruising and numbness in the first couple of weeks after the surgery.
Sutures are usually removed on the 5th day after the surgery. Initial results of the facelift are visible.
Week 2 – after surgery, bruising and swelling is almost.
Patients, who undergo an endoscopic facelift, thread face lift or a mini face lift have a very short recovery period and can return to work in 2 days time.
You would be an ideal candidate for a facelift if
Facelift or rhytidectomy is a cosmetic surgery that smoothes loose skin on the face and neck for a younger look.
A facelift can help smooth loose skin on the face and neck to minimize visible signs of aging.
Complications are rare, however as with any surgical procedure there might be a risk of bleeding and infection.
In extremely rare cases, there might be a temporary injury to the nerves of the facial muscles.
If your facial skin has started to sag but the skin has retained some elasticity then it is advisable.
Results are subjective however on average results last between five and ten years.
Your surgeon will suggest an appropriate technique from standard facelift, endoscopic facelift, thread facelift, mini facelift after evaluating your specific problem and desired result.
General anesthesia is used.
You should be able to return to work between 10 and 14 days after the surgery.